The difference between treason and patriotism is only a matter of dates.
The difference between a patriot and a rebel depends on who is in power at the moment.
Nationalism is our form of incest, is our idolatry, is our insanity. “Patriotism” is its cult.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot we must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
As the wine went down in the bottles, patriotism arose in the three men.